RealAg Radio, June 13: Ag in the Classroom announcement, Food Evolution film & Bern sings at the Opry

Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay with Ag in the Classroom’s Laurie Loane and Christa Wright, and students at Montague Consolidated School in Montague, PEI. (Source: @AITCCanada; Twitter)

Tuesday’s radio podcast, cohosted by Kelvin Heppner and Bern Tobin. Highlights:

  • Ag in the Classroom Canada’s Johanne Ross discusses $568,000 federal funding announcement and how it will be used;
  • Canadian Ag Hall of Fame inductees for 2017 announced;
  • Mark Lynas, former anti-GMO activist, on public attitudes toward GMOs and the new film in which he’s featured, Food Evolution.
  • Broccoli grower Ken Forth, representing the Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Growers’ Association, on the impact the increase to a $15 minimum wage will have;
  • The time Bern performed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville (watch it here).

RealAg Radio can be heard every weekday afternoon at 4pm eastern on Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM.

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